Monthly Archives: November 2017


Signs at gold panning site 3
Most people stop at Vic’s Gold Panning to learn to gold pan. No shock right? But, honestly, there are lots of places to learn to gold pan…although some are less picturesque or less convenient (“Vic’s” is on the way from Denver to Blackhawk/Central City so its an easy stop when […]

Vic’s Gold Panning   Recently updated !


A visit to the WMMI will excite and educate anyone with an interest in gold mining in Colorado. Indeed this museum could almost be called the Colorado Museum of Gold Mining! When I visited I was thrilled to see their focus on gold mining while also educating on mining and […]

Western Museum of Mining & Industry